Sunset on the Dunes, Peru

The Advantages of Looking Like a Tourist

There’s no shame in looking like a tourist and, in all honesty, sometimes it can work to your benefit in ways that are underappreciated. Besides, isn’t that what we all fundamentally are? For some...
Slad Valley, Gloucestershire, England

Countryside Locations Where Time Stands Still

Not far from the bustling crowds of modern day Britain are many wild and magical places where time almost seems to stand still. From bleak open moorlands to ancient woodlands and soaring hillsides, England has...

Drunken Man Mistakes Cop for Stripper

© Ian Halsey It was only when they arrived at the police station and he was booked on charges of obstructing a police officer that a mortifying sense of embarrassment set in for a British man. Up to...

Jurassic Park Comes to Life in Australia

Model dinosaur at Palmersaurus © Kae Yen Wong Someone obviously didn't get the memo that Jurassic Park was a cautionary tale. Palmersaurus is a new theme park in Australia that opened recently on the...

Elephants Storm the Twitterverse

African Elephant © Shankar S. A pack of GPS-toting pachyderms has taken Twitter by a storm. Four bull African elephants in central Kenya are now tweeting with a little help from human interpreters....

Strange, Racist Ad Creates Controversy for ANA

© All Nippon Airways Japanese Airline ANA is apologizing to customers individually for causing offence with its latest commercial. The video spot features two Japanese men in ANA uniforms musing...

Yes, There Are No Bananas at Paignton Zoo

© rambletamble Keepers at Paignton Zoo in the United Kingdom must have been exposed to too many of those annoying ONE WEIRD TIP FOR A FLAT BELLY ads on the internet. You know, the ones that...

5 Tips for Booking Cheap Last-Minute Travel

Many budget travelers know the easiest tips for booking dirt cheap last-minute travel. Here are five of our favorites that virtually guarantee you'll find cheap flights, accommodation and vacations in...

Toronto Bookstore Celebrates the Joy of Randomness

Book from the BIBLIO-MAT © Steph Spencer Serendipity is a wonderful thing, and it is often the unexpected that gives us the most pleasure. The Monkey's Paw antiquarian bookstore in Toronto has an...

Gwich’in King Lear Speaks to Alaskans

© Amara U Shakespeare has seemed incomprehensible to many a highschooler, but a new production staged in a native language spoken mainly in Alaska had audience members avidly following along. The...

The Best Spots for Whale Watching in Australia

Although it's often associated with kangaroos and koalas, there are also whales living in the waters surrounding Australia. The country offers many prime spots for spotting these endangered gentle giants, from...